Entries open for Beef Shorthorn Suckler Herd of the Year Award

By Jessie Anderson

The search is on for Suckler Herd of the Year Award and producers are being encouraged to enter.

A prize of £500 cash and a £250 voucher is up for grabs for the winner; three runners up will also receive a £250 voucher at the Society’s dinner in October.

Judging in September will take into account factors including genetics, performance and impact.

To be eligible for entry applicants must be using a registered Beef Shorthorn bull on thirty or more suckler cows within their herd and should apply before July 31.

Futher information and entry forms can be obtained from Frank Milnes on 02476 696549.